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“The most beautiful dioramas illustrating tribal life”: Bharatiya Adimjati Sevak Sangrahalaya museum inspired by Mahatma Gandhi – New Delhi

[…] With a stone sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi leading a march in addition to the tribal motifs and figures adorning it, how come such a visible and accessible structure has failed to draw any visitors all these years? On any … Continue reading

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Celebrating the contribution by Asur, Birhor, Munda, Santal and other tribal communities: State Museum Ranchi – Jharkhand

The State Museum at present has several galleries which display different aspects of cultural heritage, especially those related to the state of Jharkhand. We have galleries separately classified in order to display the anthropological features, especially those related to the … Continue reading

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The Story of Space 2017 reflects “the idea of flux and fragility”: A science-meets-art festival in Panaji (Goa) until 19 November 2017 – Andaman and Nicobar Islands

INSTALLATION Islands in Flux Pankaj Sekhsaria Curated by Jaya Ramchandani Venue: CENTRAL LIBRARY, PATTO This installation is Pankaj’s attempt at bringing out the fragility of the state of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, with its land, and the sea surrounding … Continue reading

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The “India Exclusion Report”: A collaborative, trans-disciplinary report that examines the outcomes of public policy, law, programmes, budgets, institutions and their functioning for all peoples

India Exclusion Report 2015 A comprehensive, annually updated analysis on the exclusion of disadvantaged groups in India ISBN: 978-93-82579-39-7 First Edition: 2016 [PDF 13 MB, 294 pages] Read the full report here >> YODA PRESS 268 A/C Vasant Kunj New Delhi … Continue reading

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“Was Narmada valley the centre of human evolution?”: Recent excavations along one of India’s seven holy rivers

Sanchari Pal, TheBetterIndia.com, March 18, 2017 | For the full story and view more images, click here >> […] Was India home to one or more unknown hominin species, fossils of which we have not yet been discovered? And did they … Continue reading

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